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Re: Should Odoo keep the old API for v10?

redCOR AG, robert rottermann
- 05/03/2016 05:23:23
Hi Fabien,
thanks for this communication.
I am still rather new to the odoo environment (but an old hand open source developer).
What strikes me as extremely  problematic with odoo is its (to my mind) very poor documentation on what has changed between the versions.
That said, I am very much for removing the old api (as it makes debugging cumbersome) .
But please, PLEASE document changes.

thanks for a wonderful set of powerful tools.


On 03.05.2016 10:47, Fabien Pinckaers wrote:

In Odoo 10, all official modules should be ported to the new API.

So, we face the choice to remove the old API to clean the code and speed up the software, or keep it to help the community port old modules to v10.

If we keep the old API:
  • it's easier to port community modules to v10, if they are not ported to the new API yet
If we remove the old API:
  • Odoo will run about 10% faster
  • Tracebacks are cleaner for developers (ORM code is lighter too)
Since it mostly impacts community modules, we'd like the community to vote here:

We will close the votes on monday 9 and share the results.

Can someone from the OCA relay this poll to OCA members? Since they contributed to a lot of modules, their vote matters.



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